Pictures @ 1st BDM 160K

9 03 2011

These are some of the pictures taken by my staff through my personal digital camera. These pictures are supposed to be a part of my Race Director’s Report but due to the repair of my laptop, its publication had been delayed in this blog. I hope you will enjoy the following pictures.

T Minus One Hour @ the BDM Shrine in Mariveles, Bataan

The Ultra Running Narcise Clan (General Samuel, BR, Dr. Lemuel)

Announcing The Final Check-In For the 59 Runners

The Ultrarunner Luis aka The Gingerbread Man

Everybody Was Smiling Naturally at T Minus 30 Minutes

Jonel with the Singapore Runners (Wee, Paulina, Hong Soon, & Sean Say)

Start of the Simple Program With Jonel as the Invocator

The Traditional Group Picture @ The BDM Km Post #00

The Other Runners @ BDM Km Post #00

Countdown at the Starting Line...10...9....8...

GOOOO!!!!......See you along the road & checkpoints!

Gilbert Gray of USA & Kelly Lim of Singapore Taking It Easy at the Back

Gene Olvis Arriving @ BDM Km Post #102 as the 2nd Runner

Followed By Sean Say Huat Tian of Singapore

Wilnar Iglesia Crossing The Finish Line For the RD's "Hug"

The Champion With His Efficient Pacer & Support Crew

1st Runner-Up Jon Lacanlale Crossed the Finish Line

Jon Lacanlale's Pacer & Support Crew

2nd Runner-Up Gene Olvis Crossing The Finish Line

Gene Olvis' Pacer & Support Crew

4th Runner-Finisher Sean Say Huat Tian of Singapore Crossing The Finish Line with the Traditional RD's "Hug"

Lady Champion Paulina Tanoto of Singapore Approaching The Finish Line

Paulina Tanoto's Pacer & Support Crew

And the rest is history!!!

Random Pictures

7 08 2010

 No Need To Explain. Enjoy the pictures. Enjoy your Long Runs This Weekend.

Photo Taken From Scott Dunlap's Blog @

Ultrarunning Magazine Cover With Anton Krupicka's win at the 2010 MIWOK 100K

Jamie Donaldson's Feet After Another PR at the 2010 Badwater Ultra Using Dry Max Socks

Nice Old Car!

Take It Slow On The Road & Smell The Flowers (or Take Some Pictures of Them)

Run To Mt Pinatubo Crater Lake

Zach Gingrich, 2010 Badwater Ultramarathon Champion

Zach Gingrich in the Famous Movie, "The Hangover"

Laoag Chicharon (Bagnet) Waiting For "P2P 65K" Runners

The WS 100 Logo...

...And The Silver Buckle...

Grab Your Pics @ Step Up Run!

26 04 2009

I opted to just watch the runners and took some pictures of the members of Team Bald Runner’s Elite & Professional Group and known runners during this morning’s Step Up 10K Run held at the Global City. This race was organized by GMA-7 and Q TV Networks.

Guys, please grab your pictures here and post them in your respective blog or personal file for your souvenir/personal collection.



Fast & Furious Mari

Fast & Furious Mari

Michelle of Fitness First

Michelle of Fitness First

Jonel aka Bugobugo85

Jonel aka Bugobugo85

Charlie Chua & Company

Charlie Chua & Company

Bro J & Baby

Bro J & Baby

Flying Mari

Flying Mari

Coach/Triathlete Gonzales

Coach/Triathlete Gonzales

Jay Lee C

Jay Lee C



My Nephew Lemuel Finishing the 10K Run

My Nephew Lemuel Finishing the 10K Run

Dr. Tommy Tan of Fairview Runners

Dr. Tommy Tan of Fairview Runners

Jess Sacayle of Fairview Runners

Jess Sacayle of Fairview Runners

Fast-Finishing Jonel

Fast-Finishing Jonel

Pictures @ 4th Global City Run

21 04 2008

I really do not know these celebrities at the front of the pack at the Starting line. Maybe, these are our “elite” runners with “single digit” race numbers. 

The race started on time at 6:00 AM 20 April 2008 infront of the ANTA Store. I visited the ANTA Store the day before the race to get a copy of the road map of the race and to browse on their display of sports apparel.

For a change, this is how I looked with my running outfit. I was a “commercial model” for the Nike outfit in yesterday’s 10K Run. This picture was taken at the last kilometer to the finish line.

A few meters from the finish line with the sight of the digital clock readings of my time as it registered 47:00 minutes. I was thinking of passing the finish line before the clock turns to 48:00 minutes.

I could not recall if I felt like “throwing up” or trying to pick up my pace as I approached the Finish Line!

Unofficially, my time as I glanced the digital clock at the Finish Line was 47:52 minutes. I was glad I finished the 10K race below my target time of 48:00 minutes.

Oval Track Run @ Iloilo City: Part 2

16 02 2008

13 February 2008 (12:46-1:30 PM)

The Iloilo City Sports Complex Oval Track is longer from what I’ve expected. Oval tracks are supposed to be 400 meters or 440 yards on its innermost lane. The Iloilo City Oval Track has eight (8) lanes. After stretching and warm-up for one lap around the track, I started to run four laps at the innermost lane (Lane # 1), then to the outermost lane (Lane # 8), then to the middle lane (Lane # 5), and made two continuous laps (800 meters) at Lane # 1 in order to finally determine the actual distance of the Oval.

The following data were taken from my GF 305 (in meters & minutes). Posted also were pictures taken with me running on each lane:


Lane # 1         Distance           Time

Lap # 1             414.9 m            2:11 mins

Lap # 2             408.0 m           1:58 mins

Lap # 3             418.93 m         1:46 mins

Lap # 4             417.43 m         2:12 mins


Lane # 8        Distance          Time

Lap # 5            470.37 m         2:26 mins

Lap # 6            472.02 m        2:32 mins

Lap # 7            474.62 m        2:36 mins

Lap # 8            484.95 m        1:58 mins


Lane # 5       Distance          Time

Lap # 9           448.43 m         2:28 mins

Lap # 10         459.17 m         2:16 mins

Lap # 11         457.24 m         2:20 mins

Lap # 12         471.11 m         1:45 mins


Lane # 1         832.68 m        4:28 mins

After running 800 meters, I ran another 800 meters for my cool-down run. I finished my running workout with stretching. Overall, I was able to run 17 laps which is equivalent to 6.8 kilometers or 4.25 miles.

Definitely, The Iloilo City Sports Complex Oval Track is longer than the normal oval track as determined by my GF 305!

Pictures: 2008 PMA Gidaya Trail Run

15 02 2008

15 February 2008 (6:45-8:00 AM)


Registration was done at the Finish Line area infront of the Sundial of PMA. From the Registration Area, our group was brought to the Loakan Airport’s Air Controller Building by bus and it was where our race started. The race started at 7:15 AM.


On my right is my brother & wife who competed also in the race. On my left is Cavalier Agustin (PMA Class 1972) who is retired from the service and placed second to me in the said race.


Running alone towards the finish line!


A pose with the Commandant of Cadets of PMA and grand daughter of the late Honorable Ernesto Gidaya after I received the First Place Trophy for the PMA Gidaya Trail Run ( 50+ years old category)


A closer look at the Trophy and the Champion!

Pictures: Running With My Son

7 01 2008

These are pictures taken during my running workout with my son, John Paul, at the Ilocos Norte Sports Oval Track in Laoag City after running for almost one and half hours from Barangay Dibua to the crossing Gabu Road and Suba Road and back to the Poblacion of Laoag City.

It appears that my son has the runner’s form, body-built for a runner and has the speed for a marathoner. I must admit that he is faster, stronger, better in running form, better trained and more efficient in running than I am when I was at his age.

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I told him to have ourselves registered to run the 2008 San Francisco City Marathon and apply for our names to be raffled or be part of the lottery to participate in the 2008 New York City Marathon as early this part of the year.

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